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  1. The Jack Plays

    The Jack Plays

    By James Still.

    Product Code: J75000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 3 to 7m., 3 to 9w., 1 or more either gender.

    The House that Jack Built (2m., 3w.) is about a clash of old traditions and new love and the mysterious heartbreak that comes with getting what you think you want. Appoggiatura (3m., 3w., 1 or more either gender.) is about longing, grieving, ghosts and heartbreak, all set against the funny and tender path toward healing. Miranda (2m., 3w.) weaves a taut story of what happens as operatives become emotionally intertwined in the intimate lives of their assets against the high stakes of the agency’s work.

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  2. The Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy

    The Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy

    By Aditi Brennan Kapil.

    Product Code: DG4000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community
    • 3 to 5m., 3 to 4w., 1 either gender.
    This trilogy is loosely based on the Hindu trinity of Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the Sustainer and Shiva the Destroyer. The deities are displaced into contemporary immigrants in the West, creating a new cosmology for the Indian diaspora and anyone who doesn't fit in. While each play is a different style and can stand alone, they also coexist in a common universe where displacement, identity, post-colonialism and puberty are explored. Learn More
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  3. What Remains and Other Plays for High-School and Youth Theatre

    What Remains and Other Plays for High-School and Youth Theatre

    Written by Max Bush. Compiled and edited by Justin Dennis and Max Bush.

    Product Code: WJ4000

    This collection, written about teenagers for teenage actors, captures teens' archetypal search for identity and purpose. An inventive dramaturgy makes these plays both objects and vehicles for the student actors' meaningful explorations. Funny and real, the characters who populate this collection appeal to high-school actors because students recognize themselves in the characters.

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  4. New Visions/New Voices: 25 years/25 plays (Volume 1)

    New Visions/New Voices: 25 years/25 plays (Volume 1)

    Edited by Deirdre Kelly Lavrakas and Kim Peter Kovac, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

    Product Code: N85000

    These plays deal with sophisticated themes—race, gender, social justice, class, ability—all in a youth-centered, nondogmatic way. This is the anthology that tells the story of a field that grew up while still embracing the whimsy and wonder of childhood. Learn More
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  5. Outrageous! Monologues and the Odd Scene

    Outrageous! Monologues and the Odd Scene

    By Charles Busch.

    Product Code: OA2000

    • Comedy

    Charles Busch has been called "a comic playwright of the first order," and this collection puts the spotlight on the hilarious monologues and two-character scenes from his many plays that have kept audiences in stitches for more than three decades. It is an invaluable resource for actors seeking unique audition or competition material but can also be appreciated by readers simply enjoying the work of a brilliant comic imagination.

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  6. American Heartbeat: True Stories Told in Scenes and Monologues

    American Heartbeat: True Stories Told in Scenes and Monologues

    Written by Sandra Fenichel Asher, David Barr III, Robert Bella, Joyce Simmons Cheeka, Charlotte Chorpenning, Lynne Conner, James DeVita, Steven Dietz, Attilio Favorini, Werdna Phillips Finley, D.W. Gregory, Dan Gutman, Lee Hunkins, Stephen Karam, Carol Korty, Carson Kreitzer, Anne Ludlum, Anne V. McGravie, Ramón Menéndez, Tom Musca, John Neihardt, Martha Hill Newell, Dwight Okita, PJ Paparelli, Nicholas A. Patricca, Paul Peditto, Christopher Sergel, Laura Annawyn Shamas, Charles Smith, James Still, Mamie Till-Mobley, Ilga Katais-Paeglis Vise, Deborah Wicks La Puma, Karen Zacarías and David Zak. Compiled and edited by Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: AL2000

    American history is rich and varied, and playwrights have long mined its treasures to create inspired and inspiring pieces for the stage. This anthology brings together 32 monologues, duets and trios that are perfect for auditions, scene work, full-evening presentations and drama-across-the-curriculum projects of all kinds. Important in their own times, these American stories brought to life by award-winning playwrights resonate in today's world and provide unlimited opportunities for exploration, discussion and performance.

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  7. It's What's for Dinner and Other Short Comedies

    It's What's for Dinner and Other Short Comedies

    By Jonathan Graham.

    Product Code: ID9000

    • Comedy
    • High School | Community
    • 1m., 1w., 5 to 9 either gender.

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    • 45 min.

    A collection of four short comedies about the modern world.

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. Arcana

    Arcana

    Short plays and monologues by John Longenbaugh.

    Product Code: AK4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | Community
    • 2 to 7m., 4 to 14w.
    • 90 min.

    Six short plays and two monologues explore a variety of themes and genres, inspired by the Major Arcana figures in the Tarot. 

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  9. Three Nightmares

    Three Nightmares

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: TS8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 2m., 5w., with doubling. Expandable to 4m., 9w., 5+ either gender.

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    • 105 min.

    Each thriller in this three-act evening is scarier than the last. Wake-Up Call: A young man wakes up from one nightmare, only to find that he’s in another. Now he can’t tell what’s real and what’s not. The New Margo: A young woman’s best friend disappears and is replaced by an entirely different person, but she’s the only one who seems to be able to tell. One Lane Bridge: A teenage driver realizes that his mysterious passenger isn’t who he thought she was—she’s something much, much worse. Each act gives the audience the horrifying feeling that all is not right with the world and that it’s going to be hard to sleep tonight.

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